1914 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1914 Yale Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1914 record 7–2
Head coach Frank Hinkey (1st season)
Home stadium Yale Bowl (November 21)
Seasons
← 1913
1915 →

The 1914 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1914 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with a 7–2 record under first-year head coach Frank Hinkey.[1]

Fullback Harry LeGore was a consensus All-American, and tackle Bud Talbot also received first-team All-America honors from multiple selectors.

The Yale Bowl opened on November 21; the inaugural game was against rival Harvard, a 36–0 loss with a crowd of between 68,000 and 71,000 in attendance.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 Maine W 20–0
October 3 Virginia
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 21–0
October 10 Lehigh
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 20–3
October 17 Notre Dame
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 28–0
October 24 Washington & Jefferson
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
L 7–13
October 31 Colgate
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 49–7
November 7 Brown (rivalry)
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 14–6
November 14 at Princeton (rivalry) W 19–14 [4]
November 21 Harvard (rivalry)
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 0–36 71,000 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1914 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Harvard Buries Yale In New Bowl: Pile Up 36 Points and Shut Out Yale". The Hartford Courant. November 22, 1914. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com. (reporting crowd size of 71,000)
  3. ^ "Greatest football crowd ever, sees big match". The Day. (New London, Connecticut). November 21, 1914. p. 13. (reporting crowd size of 68,117)
  4. ^ "Yale's Open Game Proves Its Worth". The Hartford Courant. November 15, 1914. pp. I–1, IV–2 – via Newspapers.com.